Animal Planet Uncovers the mystery of the lost islands
Animal Planet will air MYSTERY OF THE LOST ISLANDS, an all-new series featuring renowned zoologist, animal trainer and television presenter Dave Salmoni. In a unique approach that blends all the splendor of a natural history series with an incredible investigative twist, audiences follow Dave as detective while he sets out to crack some of the last big secrets surrounding the world’s most successful natural-born killers. MYSTERY OF THE LOST ISLANDS will premiere on Animal Planet on January 19 and will air Monday to Friday at 9 pm.
The six-part series puts Dave’s expertise and survival skills to the test as he faces the terrifying unknown. Getting dangerously close to the world's wildest creatures — from the vampire bat and the great hammerhead shark to the killer whale and the grizzly bear — Dave lives alongside them to uncover the secrets of their domination in these strange, confined places, over and above any of the other species that live there.
“This is Animal Planet at its best: exploring areas unknown and providing unprecedented access to awe-inspiring environments,” said Rahul Johri, EVP & GM – South Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific. “Dave Salmoni’s extraordinary wildlife expertise, captured by world class filmmakers, has produced that rare hybrid of blue chip programming: natural history and adventure set against a spine-tingling mystery – making MYSTERY OF THE LOST ISLANDS a truly incredible series and must-see programming event.”
Follow Dave on this heart-stopping adventure amidst the striking hidden beauty of the untamed islands of Rangiroa, Falklands, Admiralty, Fernandina and Coiba.
Only by venturing closer than most would dare to the world’s wildest creatures will Dave uncover their secrets. Viewers will be awed as Dave’s skills and survival are put to the test, and likewise as he illuminates the intricate inner workings of nature.